The Afternoon Writing Retreat: How to Create a Retreat in the Middle of the Day

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Sometimes you can’t get away to a cabin in the woods or your fav Airbnb. That’s when you need an afternoon writing retreat! Original photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator  When you can’t get away, but you really need a writing retreat to get you focused on your project, there’s always the afternoon writing retreat. Instead […]

How to Create a Free Writing Retreat

How to Create a Free Writing Retreat | Looking for a way to get some writing done but can't afford to rent a cabin in the woods? Check out my tips for creating a free writing retreat!

Need to make progress on your writing projects but can’t afford a retreat? Then let’s talk about how to create a free writing retreat. Original photo by Kristin Ellis  Now, I won’t say that you don’t regularly need a real retreat. You know, one where you get away and do the writing. I love those, […]

Affordable Writer’s Retreats 2019

Last year I wrote about my first solo writer’s retreat, and since then, I’ve been planning another. Today I’m sharing a list of affordable writer’s retreats for 2019. The thing about a good writer’s retreat is that it can be insanely productive in a number of ways. Obviously, you have the ability to get a […]

Solo Writing Retreat at St. Francis of the Woods

Last month, I took a solo writing retreat at St. Francis of the Woods in Coyle, Oklahoma. I stayed in a cabin for four days with no TV or internet, and I let my brain reset while I wrote. Original photo by Annie SprattIf you subscribe to my YouTube channel, then you already know that […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

I wanted to start this post off with “I’m back and better than ever,” but I’m not sure that’s accurate. Instead, how about “here’s how I spent my summer vacation. Original photo by Marten BjorkWhen I scheduled my hiatus this summer, I was desperately in need of a break. And while I was glad to […]